Monday, July 23, 2012

the quotidian (7.23.12)

Quotidian: daily, usual or customary; 
everyday; ordinary; commonplace 


sweet pickles: starting another double batch today


bounty: these days, my counter is often cluttered with bowls of produce



apples waiting to be turned into sauce



trampoline visiting



she begged to take her rest time on the porch


pizza, also on the porch



what I'm reading now: I'm thinking I might buy it



supper up at The Property



rustic living: machete-hacked watermelon 



still making sparks: bigger and betters ones, too, now that he has a bigger flint




I refuse to be offended that she won't smile at me.



My green beans, on the other hand, go all out to be friendly with me.
(I did not doctor it up at all, promise.
This is exactly what it looked like when I pulled it out of the pile.)



huddling by the door during a rainstorm 

This same time, years previous: how to beat the heat, half-mast, a free-wheeling education, cucumber lemon water (I think I'll go make this now)

8 comments:

  1. Today I made carmelized cherry tomatoes, roasted roma sauce, and will be making roasted peaches for dessert this evening. Thank you friend! My cupboards too get filled with bowls of this and that. I thought I had cleaned it all up this morning with my canning and then I went back to the garden....peppers, cherry tomatoes, and berries in the fridge! Gotta smile at the ability to can/freeze and enjoy later!

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  2. Those eyes, oh my.

    I like how you cropped the one of the dog, too; those legs.

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    1. Aren't they sexy? (The dog legs, not the eyes.)

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  3. I checked out Toast by Slater from the library. It's not tempting me at all now that I got it in my hands. But hearing your reaction to the green bean book makes me reconsider.

    I LOVE that green bean! Life's funny little jokes. Love.

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    1. I've read Toast and didn't really like it either. That one was all about British candy (I think). This one is all about vegetables. And there are oodles of recipes.

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  4. That green bean is too cute! It was just so happy to have been picked. :)

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  5. 3 words - Your Pictures Rock

    Keep it up!

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  6. OK, it makes me feel slightly (and oh-so-selfishly) better that she won't smile at you, either. Of course, that shoots holes in my idea that she would smile at me if she saw me more often. Hmm. I'll have to come up with another theory.

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